International Paper Foundation Awards nearly $90,000 in Grants to Selma, AL Area Schools, Non-Profit Agencies
January 21, 2021 at 06:35 AM EST
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SELMA, Ala., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ ‒ The International Paper Foundation and Riverdale Mill recently announced $89,941.92 in grants to 23 local nonprofit agencies and schools.
“We’re proud to be able to continue our support of the schools and organizations in the Selma area. These grants will help address community needs in our focus areas of education, hunger and health and wellness. We’re confident these organizations and schools will use the funds to impact our community in a positive way,” said Riverdale Mill Manager, Jim Bruce.
Several of the grant applications funded also noted the involvement of Riverdale employees who volunteer their time and efforts to assist these organizations.
The following grants were announced:
“We’re proud of the positive impact we can have in our community through the International Paper Foundation grants and volunteer efforts of our employees,” said Arthur McLean, Communications Manager. "I would like to thank all of the teachers, administrators and agency representatives for the work they do as well as thank our employee volunteers and the mill’s grant review committee for their efforts."
About the International Paper Foundation
The International Paper Foundation is the philanthropic arm of International Paper and is one of the ways we strive to reach our company vision to be among the most successful, sustainable and responsible companies in the world. Since its inception in 1952, the Foundation has provided millions in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to help meet critical needs in the communities where our employees live and work. Beginning in 2017, most of the Foundation’s funding will support our Signature Causes of children’s education, hunger, and health & wellness, as well as disaster relief. For more information, visit ipgiving.com.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable world-wide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com.
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